Sojourn kicks up some dirt! Big scores on ALL fronts.

Sojourn CellarsHailing from the town of Sonoma, Sojourn Cellars is establishing a reputation for producing excellent Pinot Noir and Cabernet Sauvignon wines. They have just released some great new wines that have been very well received, and as was the case with its previous vintages, they are very limited.

#1 – Sojourn Cellars 2009 Sangiacomo Vineyard Pinot Noir
Retail 53.00 – GGWC 47.99

Medium-deep ruby color; deep, complex, spicy stewed cherry aromas; big, ripe, stewed dark cherry flavors; very complex, earthy, spice notes; silky texture; great structure and balance; long finish. Incredibly complex Pinot with laser-focused flavors.   Score: Pinot Report 97  & Wine Spectator 94

#2 – Sojourn Cellars 2009 Gap’s Crown Vineyard Pinot Noir
Retail 53.00 – GGWC 47.99

Medium-deep ruby color; deep, complex, dark cherry aromas with spice and dusty notes; ripe, complex dark cherry with cinnamon and pie spice notes; silky texture, sweet oak; great structure and balance; long finish. Tight now but also full of flavor and potential.  Score: Pinot Report 95  & Robert Parker 93

#3 – Sojourn Cellars  2009 Rodgers Creek Vineyard Pinot Noir
Retail 53.00 – GGWCW 47.99

Medium-deep ruby color; bright, deep dark cherry aromas with earthy, mushroomy notes; deep bright cherry fruit flavors with mushroom and earthy notes and sweet oak; good structure and balance; long finish. Earthy, complex Pinot that needs a good hour in the glass—dreamy with some mushroom pasta.  Score: Pinot Report 94 & Robert Parker 92 Points

# 4 – Sojourn Cellars 08 Beckstoffer Georges III Cabernet, Rutherford, Napa
Retail 105.00 – GGWC 94.99

Robert Parker 93 Points: “From the grand cru Beckstoffer Georges III Vineyard, the 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon has the biggest mouth-feel, with full-bodied, powerful crème de cassis notes intermixed with camphor, graphite, and Asian spice. Layered, thick, and rich, this wine showcases this extraordinary site beautifully. It should drink well for 15-20 years where well-stored. I have always thought of Sojourn as primarily a Pinot Noir producer, but they have added four Cabernet Sauvignons to their portfolio in 2008 after introducing a handful of them in 2007. These are all outstanding wines that merit attention.”

Sojourn Pinot Noir and Cabernet Sauvignon


Life is but a Sojourn. Enjoy the best of it. -Plato

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